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Organize, declutter and create a home neat home with these real life tips and before and afters.


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Quick and easy family-friendly recipes made with real food that don’t take all day to make.

Recent Posts

Thanksgiving 2021 Weekend Recap

November 30, 2021Holiday Weekend Recap! Is it too late to post this recap!? I have so many photos to share!  Mom + Dad came up to join us for a quick two-day visit. Mom always brings Gussie a toy, and this time…Read More

Gift Giving With A Purpose

November 29, 2021Before you shop 'til you drop this holiday season, consider if your gifts are doing good. Gift giving with a purpose helps organizations doing good in the world, and makes you feel good, too!  Booties are here! 'Tis the season…Read More

Cranberry Sauce Smoothies

November 26, 2021

Mommy + Me Weekend

November 24, 2021

Feelin’ A Cold

November 19, 2021

Linen Closet Overhaul

November 15, 2021
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hi, I’m Kath!

I’m a Registered Dietitian, healthy eater, and mom of two from Charlottesville, Virginia. Here you’ll find a healthy mix of real-life meals made from whole ingredients balanced with the pleasures of life, including buttercream frosting and good wine. Plus a sprinkle of nutrition, home life, beauty, parenting, and organizing.

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Featured Posts

How To Organize Your Digital Clutter

February 12, 2021Are you drowning in digital clutter? Learn how to conquer digital organization with a simple system that takes no more than one hour each week so you can spend more time doing what you love! Here's an overview of the…Read More

Beautycounter Products For Brighter Skin

May 8, 2020These two Beautycounter products for brighter skin have changed my skin for the better (er, brighter!) Get a promo code on your first order at the bottom of the post! The Glow Skin Duo While I've had a solid skincare…Read More

Healthy Mindset

The Squiggly Line Effect

July 19, 2021One of my most popular post concepts, the Squiggly Line Effect, shows you that maintaining a healthy weight is not solely ruled by a mathematical formula that you must adhere to perfectly every day. Rather, it's fluid and flexible. When…Read More

How To Eat Healthy At McDonald’s

April 28, 2021Looking for tips on how to eat healthy at McDonald's? Read on for my experience having lunch at McDonald's on our recent car trip.  How to Eat Healthy at McDonald's Step 1: Order food Step 2: Eat it Let me…Read More

Oatmeal Recipes

Healthy Baked Oatmeal (Pumpkin!)

September 20, 2021This healthy baked oatmeal is the best way to get all of your favorite seasonal flavors in one cozy dish. Oats, warm spices, canned pumpkin, and just a touch of caramelized brown sugar topping make this crave-worthy baked oatmeal a…Read More

Oatmeal Pancake Recipe

May 14, 2020One of KERF's oldest recipes, this single serving oatmeal pancake recipe combines quick oats, a whole egg, baking powder, and cinnamon for a hearty skillet pancake ready in minutes! My oldest recipe? This oatmeal pancake recipe might be the oldest…Read More

Home Organizing

Linen Closet Overhaul

November 15, 2021Even the most organized linen closets get messy! Here's a recap of my recent linen closet overhaul and the steps I took to go from overstuffed to tidy!  Linen Closet Overhaul Over time, things just get messy. You can see…Read More

Kids Bathroom Vanity

November 8, 2021We recently upgraded the kids' bathroom vanity in our main floor bath and are so much happier with how it looks! Here's the before, during, and after of the process, which included plumbing and painting tile.  Kids Bathroom Vanity Reno…Read More